Topics

Personal Data Collection
Current immigration laws hamstring U.S. economy, tech industry says
Current immigration laws hamstring U.S. economy, tech industry says

The presidential orders on immigration Thursday night offered little relief to the nation’s technology industry, with company executives, venture capitalists and lobbyists expressing frustration that Congress hasn’t moved to improve the processes that would allow more highly skilled foreigners to live and work in the U.S. Tech industry leaders have long complained about a skills gap in the U.S. workforce they say makes it difficult to fill technical positions. Their key concerns include the current cap on the number of H-1B work visas issued each year, the complicated and red tape-wrapped process of obtaining a green card, and the lack of a direct path from a student visa to a...

Loading